Video: Unearthing the TORG Boxed Set (original) by West End Games 1990

“The storm has a name… The Other Roleplaying Game, er, Torg, I mean, Torg.”

The year is 1990. MC Hammer, Vanilla Ice, and Technotronic are teaching the world to dance. Nothing compares to Sinead O’Conner. TV would be forever changed with the debuts of Twin Peaks, 90210, Fresh Prince, and Law & Order. And West End Games of d6 Star Wars fame would release Torg, a cinematic multi-genre role-playing game that used cards.

Join us as we unearth the original d20 system and discuss what led to the game being buried for so long. Come see what 1990 gaming looked like. #torg #torgeternity #ulissesspiele

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Idle Red Hands Weekly 023: Co-branding 5E, Ricky and Morty vs. D&D, First TTRPG Experience, Never Knows Best RPG Ashcan

The Stranger Things and the upcoming Rick and Morty Dungeons and Dragons 5E branded starter sets. Are they a good entry point to 5E? The first ever session of a roleplaying game and players’ preconceptions going into it. Free League release downloads for the Alien RPG including printer-friendly versions of the character sheets and maps. Errata for Forbidden Lands and the upcoming Kickstarter for the Bitterlands setting. Never Knows Best RPG Ashcan by Fraser Simons, a FLCL(Fooly Cooly)-inspired setting and system. Positive stories from the game table. #alienrpg #freeleague #bitterlands #dnd5e

Never Knows Best Kickstarter Page (ended)

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Idle Red Hands Weekly 022: The 5E Gateway, Alien RPG Single Session Cinematic, Muspelheim Kickstarter

Staying on topic this week with tabletop talk. Is D&D 5E the best entry to the hobby or are there better option? Dungeon World? FATE? Chris ran the Cinematic Starter Adventure for the Alien RPG in one session. Riot Minds launched the sourcebook and adventure for Muspelheim on Kickstarter.

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Idle Red Hands Weekly 020: Marriage and Roleplaying, Fiasco in a Box Kickstarter and Dark Heresy Humble Bundle

Marriage and relationships at the tabletop. Balancing your hobby and your family life. Citadel Contrast paints tested on Gretchin (Poor Litull Blytaz). Fiasco by Bully Pulpit Games on Kickstarter. Dark Heresy RPG published by Cubicle 7 on Humble Bundle. Inquistor Eisenhorn series in books and possibly streaming.

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Idle Red Hands Weekly 019: Gatekeeping, Kids on Pikes, Contrast Paints and Hope RPG

Gatekeeping and the growth of the RPG hobby. Kids on Pikes at GenCon 2019. Blank dice from the TheDiceShopOnline.com. Citadel Contrast Paints. The Witcher RPG Easy Mode. HOPE RPG by Cody Beatty on Kickstarter. Monster Hunter the time eater.
#hoperpg #ttrpg #gatekeeping

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Idle Red Hands Weekly 018: GenCon 2019, Kisarta on Kickstarter, Red Markets RPG and the most popular RPG on Roll20

Coming to you live from GenCon 2019 in beautiful Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. The most popular RPGs on Roll20. Kisarta, a 5E setting by Isola Illyon Edizioni on Kickstarter. Economic horror in the Red Markets RPG. Stress mechanics on cards for the Alien RPG. #gencon #redmarketsrpg #kisarta

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Video: Actual Play: Alien RPG Cinematic Starter Kit “Chariot of the Gods” Part 3

The third, but not final session, of the Cinematic Starter for the Free League Alien RPG available for download with all pre-orders of the game. Cinematic adventures are one-shot scenarios with pre-generated characters that replicate the tension and high body count of the Alien movies.

After restoring the reactor and repairing the engines the Cronus is now up a running and auto-pilot takes over. Thank you, special order 966. We are down one player this session so Cham will be an NPC for now.

Our only complaint about the PDF is that it is not very printer-friendly being mostly light text on a black background. So we created a printer-friendly version of the character sheet and a player reference to help anyone interested in trying this adventure.

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Episode 223: Are Gamers Suckers?

Dice towers, gaming furniture, GM screens, bone, metal and stone dice, chainmail backpacks and movies based on game properties. Are gamers really suckers?

We discuss how willing gamers are to throw their money on extravagant game accessories, RPG movies, and nostalgia. What gaming related purchase left you feeling the most ripped off?

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Idle Red Hands Weekly 014: Tabletop Audio, Spy Game 5E, 5E Essentials KIt

Alien RPG Cinetmatic Starter finishing next week. Dungeons and Dragons Essentials unboxing. Stranger Things 5e starter set and co-branding DnD as a gateway to the hobby. Possible interview with Andrew E.C. Gaska writer of Alien starter adventure Chariot of the Gods. Tabletop Audio and using sound effects and music in TTPRG sessions. The Spy Game: 5th Edition Action/Espionage Roleplaying Game by Black Cats Gaming on Kickstarter and the Beast of a Bundle 5e Humble Bundle.
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Idle Red Hands Weekly 013

Criticism of the Cyberpunk 2020 setting following the E3 appearance of Cyberpunk 2077 and the response by the creator, Mike Pondesmith. The changes needed to bring Cyberpunk into the 21st century, oddly enough. The first session of the Free League Alien RPG Cinematic Starter Kit “Chariot of the Gods” last week and the second session tonight. Props in TTRPG sessions. A digital tileset for TTPRGs on Kickstarter called TaleSpire by Bouncyrock, a Norwegian developer.
#cyberpunk #alienrpg #talespire

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